Viewing Month: December 2020

Our Most Popular Posts in 2020

December 31, 2020 /

As 2020 draws to an end, we present the 10 most popular stories on our website this year. Seven of the 10 were about the…

Perdue’s Shaky Claim of a Nonexistent ‘Investigation’

December 23, 2020 /

A TV ad from Republican Sen. David Perdue’s campaign claims a supposed “China scandal” involving his challenger, Democrat Jon Ossoff, “keeps getting worse.” But it’s…

A Guide to Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine

December 22, 2020 /

Moderna’s mRNA vaccine is the second COVID-19 vaccine authorized for use in the U.S. Here, we give a rundown of basic facts about the vaccine…

Trump’s Border Wall: Where Does It Stand?

December 22, 2020 /

In the final weeks of his presidency, President Donald Trump has returned to the signature issue that brought him to the White House — his…

Flawed Calculation Behind False Claim of Fraudulent Votes

December 21, 2020 /

Quick Take President Donald Trump and tens of thousands of others have shared a false claim on social media that there were “13 MILLION” more…

Audit in Michigan County Refutes Dominion Conspiracy Theory

December 19, 2020 /

Quick Take A hand count of paper ballots in Antrim County, Michigan, has verified the election results there, refuting a “forensics report” promoted by President…

Anti-Vaccine Posts Use Deceptively Edited Video Clip

December 19, 2020 /

Quick Take Social media pages that share anti-vaccine messages have used a selectively edited news clip that suggests the COVID-19 vaccine is unsafe. The clip…

Q&A on COVID-19 Vaccines

December 18, 2020 /

One COVID-19 vaccine is now authorized in the U.S. and more are likely to follow. In this story, we answer some common questions about the shots. For more information about specific…

Our Annual Fundraising Appeal

December 18, 2020 /

The year 2020 was brutal – and unfair. More than 300,000 Americans died of COVID-19. Millions were diagnosed with the disease — some of those…

The Whoppers of 2020

December 18, 2020 /

Summary For the sixth year in a row President Donald Trump has proved he is in a class of his own when it comes to…